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Getting to Piriapolis

Piriapolis is located in the department of Maldonado, 40 km from Punta del Este and 98 km from Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. Route 10 connects Piriapolis and Montevideo and Punta del Este, it has two lanes in each hand without circulation of heavy traffic.

By land

Origin National Roads Length (approximate) Kilometers
Montevideo 10 and 37 1 hour and a half 98 km
Punta del Este 10 and 37 Half an hour 35 km
Fray Bentos 2, 1, 10 and 37 4 hours and a half 386 km
Paysandú 3, 1, 10 and 37 5 hours 444 km
Salto 3, 1, 10 and 37 6 hours 565 km
Chuy 9 and 37 3 hours 243 km
Argentina Enter the country through the cities of Fray Bentos, Salto or Paysandú
Brazil Enter the country through the city of Chuy

Map of international routes

Map of international routes


Piriapolis port is currently only available for private ships.

The nearest international ports are in Montevideo and Colonia. For more information please visit the page of Administración Nacional de Puertos.


The closest international airports are:

International Airport of Punta del Este
International Airport of Punta del Este

20 kilometers away from Piriapolis

Carrasco International Airport
Carrasco International Airport

78 kilometers away from Piriapolis